Monday, September 14, 2015

Scrapbooking, Turning Two

So, this summer was my little dude's second birthday.  It was a very simple birthday and he was teething really badly.  He was so miserable, but I did manage to get a few happy photos of him.
My favorite part is the bright purple frames.  I'm really into painting all my frames right now.  I have so many in floral patterns and that doesn't go with my style at all.  I need way more fun and bright frames!

This is the sketch that I based my layout with.

It's for The Memory Nest's Make it Monday 47!  Originally, I was going to do a painted background with molding past and lots of texture where the stripes are in the sketch, but I decided that was going to take more work and energy then I had.  To put it simply, my now two year old learned how to climb out of his crib and now wakes everyone up at 2:45am every single night for the past week!  We have become a very sleep deprived household.  Oh and he will not take naps anymore.  There goes my scrapbooking time!  So, I decided that I would cut out arrows instead thinking that would be quick.  It wasn't so quick.  It took a long time as I did it all by hand.  Now that I lost my quiet time, I'm going to have to start scrapbooking a lot faster.


  1. Saskia, first of all, I cannot believe he is two!!! LOVE the page you created. The arrows and the brightly painted frames are fabulous!!

  2. I absolutely love what you did with our 1st DT sketch!! Sorry he was a little temperamental, I remember those days! But this just turned out great!!!

  3. I remember so well the sense of disappointment when the daytime nap is lost - won't last forever though he'll be at nursery before you know it. Love your clever idea to paint the frames to vover unwanted designs.